Five Killed as Ambulance Crashes Motorcycle in Luweero

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The four, who were riding on the same motorcycle, are members of different families, are residents of Nsenge village in Butuntumula Sub County in Luweero. The fifth deceased person was a patient who was being rushed to Mulago. The driver sustained minor injuries.

Five people have been confirmed dead after an ambulance registration Number UAU 953X crashed a motorcycle at Ngogoro along Kampala-Gulu highway. The accident occurred at after 9pm last night.

The dead include one four youths aged between 15 and 18 identified as Nakate Mango, Nuwajuma Namuddu, Bonny Senyonga and Makanga Zziwa.

The four, who were riding on the same motorcycle, are members of different families, are residents of Nsenge village in Butuntumula Sub County in Luweero. The fifth deceased person was a patient who was being rushed to Mulago. The driver sustained minor injuries.

Savannah Regional Police Publicist Lameck Kigozi says the ambulance was rushing from Kakooge Health Centre in Nakasongola district to Mulago National Referral Hospital when the tragedy occurred. It had a referral patient on board.

Kigozi tells Uganda Radio Network that they had come from their home village to attend a dance Party at Ngogoro.  Kigozi says that the bodies have been taken to Kasana Health Centre for postmortem.
 
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